Ideas & Advice

Interior design tips and lighting ideas for today's home


LED Ceiling Lights for Small Spaces

Close-to-ceiling lighting solutions are so much more than a simple frosted bowl or canned lights. Let’s look at the options. Small space ...

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Serenity with Feng Shui Lighting Tips

A centuries-old Chinese practice, feng shui has in recent years captured the Western imagination as a tool for good design and spiritual ...

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LED Recessed Lighting: Three Reasons to Say Yes

A 12 watt LED uses 85 percent less energy than incandescents. Discover more reasons to say yes to LED recessed lighting. ...

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10 Recessed Lighting Tips

Learning About Recessed Lighting Ready to install some recessed lights? These quick tips can help you avoid common blunders and unnecessary ceiling ...

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5 Lighting Ideas for Teen Study Spaces

A well-organized study space is a must for students. Teens need a clean, quiet spot to concentrate and do their best. Many ...

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Using a Dimmer with Fluorescent Lights and Bulbs

It is possible to use wall dimmers for both fluorescent and CFL bulbs, but each requires a different approach and special hardware. ...

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How to Light a Modern Patio

Lighting a modern patio and yards should reflect the modern aesthetic of your home, so choosing the appropriate fixture is key. It’s ...

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Tips for Lighting Your Kitchen

Creating a design plan for your kitchen lighting is like cooking a great meal: to begin, you need the right recipe and ...

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Shopping for Outdoor Ceiling Fans

One of the hottest trends in home decorating is maximizing the use of outdoor patios and porch areas. From sun rooms to ...

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Rug Glossary A to Z

Area rugs set the stage for your home decor. The perfect rug defines a space and creates an inviting, cohesive feel by ...

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